County to honour young sports stars

THE SPORTING successes of local school pupils will be celebrated at the annual Derbyshire Schools’ Sports Association Sports Awards.

The event honours primary and secondary school pupils who have achieved success in school sport, and also pays tribute to some of the student and adult volunteers who have made a valuable contribution to school sport.

Among those nominated for individual awards is Tom Craig (mountain biking) and Joel Leighton (water polo) from Hope Valley College.

The awards will be held at The Proact Stadium in Chesterfield on Thursday, October 4.